I’ll be back later with a look at the national media columns, but here’s just a couple items to keep you busy until then.

David Scott has more on new Globe Celtics writer Marc Spears, who seems thrilled to be here in Boston with everything that is going on in the world of sports.

Scott over at Patriots Daily has a few things he’s going to be thinking about in anticipation of tonight’s third preseason game for the Patriots.

Reggie Miller is not walking through that door, folks.

The Red Sox were rained out in Chicago and will play a doubleheader today. Scan the latest headlines over at RedSoxLinks.com.